BC Interior: Pro News

Roger Sloan’s Rookie Trials On The PGA TOUR

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015 14:31 Friday, 20 March 2015 13:55

by Alfie Lau
Roger Sloan has made three of eight cuts in his rookie season on the PGA Tour, but he’ll need to make a lot more money in the last half of the season to keep his card for next year.
When three BC boys graduated to the PGA TOUR in the autumn of 2014, it was hailed as the Golden Age of British Columbia golf.



PGA of BC Remembers Herb Paterson

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015 07:47 Friday, 27 February 2015 07:43

Herb PatersonRICHMOND, British Columbia — It is with great sadness that the PGA of British Columbia informs our friends of the passing of Mr. Herb Paterson.

An Honourary Member of the PGA of Canada, Mr. Paterson passed away at the North Shore Hospice Society in North Vancouver last evening at 10pm, only days after celebrating his 90th Birthday.



Bill Kelly Named President of the PGA of BC

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 01:17 Tuesday, 24 February 2015 01:13

altRICHMOND, British Columbia — The PGA of British Columbia Board of Directors is proud to announce Bill Kelly, Head Professional at Glacier Greens Golf Course in Comox, BC as the Association’s 38th President.

Serving the last two years as Vice Presidents of Administration and Finance, Kelly, a resident of Nanaimo, was selected by the Board of Directors for the role. He succeeds Fairview Mountain Golf Club’s Executive Professional Brian McDonald, who previously held the position since 2013. McDonald will remain on the PGA of BC Board as Past President.



PGA of British Columbia Unveils Top 100 of 2014

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015 06:44 Friday, 23 January 2015 06:34

PGA of BC PDPRICHMOND, British Columbia — The PGA of British Columbia is proud to unveil its Top 100 PGA Professionals of 2014 as determined by the Professional Development Program.

The PGA of British Columbia Professional Development Program (PDP) is an annual Order of Merit designed to recognized members of the PGA of BC who have shown tremendous contributions to the Association, the Industry, and mostly importantly themselves. Through participation in Education, Tournaments, Buying Show, Awards, and various forms of Volunteerism, the PDP provides an equal avenue to showcase strengths of the diverse membership.



Jeff Palmer Claims 2014 PDP Title

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015 19:06 Monday, 12 January 2015 18:59

altRICHMOND, B.C. — In a battle that went right down to the wire, Jeff Palmer of Victoria’s Olympic View Golf Club was crowned the PGA of BC Professional Development Program (PDP) Champion for 2014. Palmer finished the year with an impressive 120 points, representative of his widespread involvement in education, tournament play and various forms of volunteerism.



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